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      05-26-2006, 09:20 AM   #1
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Nosemask or Clearbra?



is this nosemask user friendly? anybody got one?
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It's butt-ugly, why would anyone do this to their car? I would rather have nicks and scratches than a big black ugly thing on my car..

Go for the clear bra..
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is nosemask a permanent fixtures? i guess they are removeable, wear it when hitting the freeway...?
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ow I don't know, that would be more logical..
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ow I don't know, that would be more logical..
i've seen some Porsche with the nosemask on the freeway hitting at least 200km/h, i think they are removeable. can anyone confirm this?
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      05-26-2006, 09:45 AM   #6
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Yes of course they are removable, they are also hidiously ugly and scratch the hell out of your paint as well. So although they are removable they are pretty much permanent because once the paint is faded different or scratched underneath you'll never want to take it off.


OTOH I have clear bra on both mine and my wifes car now and it has saved me countless times from road debris and also in fact from one accident I was in saved me from any damage to the paint on a minor rear end bump. I will never have another car without it.



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      05-26-2006, 09:48 AM   #7
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ditto

and that nosemask looks like it's got pimpples with those lil' bumps.

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can you post some pics on your clear bra wilson? thnks
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not to mention that the nosemask collects a ton of dust and crap beneath it, and it looks like it belongs on a 83 chevy caprice classic.
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I agree, personally, I think the nosemask is hideous, ergo, go with the clear thingamajig...
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Clear bra. Period.
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I would definately get the clear bra from the dealership or aftermarket company. like autobahnd, the warranty is longer than your car.
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clear bra, theres a reason they invented it
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is this nosemask user friendly? anybody got one?
The nose mask will offer more protection because of the thickness but the looks are horrible. I have the clear bra on mine and actually having to put another one on since a rock took out a chunk. The rock was bigger than normal since it came off a truck full of it. My wife had it that day so long story and she already heard it from me. The clearbra is easy to apply and offers the best protection with invisible application. I have it on all my cars and its great. I would also get the headlight protection film with the Xenon's since they offer a $1000 warranty if your headlights break. I have the front and rear bumper kit as well and applied it myself. Not cheap with labor but worth it. www.xpel.com
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